Searching for the perfect pair of jeans has the power to drain the psyche of any will to go on. Here are some of our favorites havens that might just lead you to that holy grail pair.
Azalea, 411 Hayes St., 415-861-9888
The denim bar in the back is where it's at. They've got the full gamut of jeans (often on sale) for guys and gals: stretchy, low-waisted, high-waisted, boot cut, skinny, and raw, from designers like Cheap Monday, J Brand, DL1961 and Naked & Famous. Employees will measure and advise you, and if you happen to be too short for your chosen pair, use their hemming service.